Grand opening party offers chance to win a 12-month Planet Fitness Black Card® membership, a $500 Visa gift card, a flat-screen smart TV, free pizza, more!

Online PR News – 19-February-2019 – FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S. and home of the Judgement Free Zone®, opened its newest and fourth Fort Wayne location on Jan. 23, located at 7528 S. Anthony Blvd.

A Grand Opening Party will be held at the new gym on Monday, Feb. 25 from 4-8 p.m. Highlights will include free Planet Fitness swag for all guests; a chance to win a $500 Visa gift card, a flat-screen smart TV, and a 12-month Planet Fitness Black Card® membership; free pizza, cupcakes and refreshments; and more! Additionally, a $5,000 donation will be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne at the official grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:15 p.m.

The new Fort Wayne Planet Fitness is 20,000 sq. feet and offers state-of-the-art cardio machines and strength equipment, 30-Minute Express Circuit, fully equipped locker rooms with day lockers and showers, numerous flat-screen televisions, two HydroMassage beds*, two hydro lounges, two massage chairs*, three stand-up and three lay-down tanning beds, a Total Body Enhancement booth*, and more. The facility will be open and staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

"We're thrilled to bring another Judgement Free fitness experience to South Fort Wayne," said Chris Klebba, CEO of Impact Fitness. "Whether you've never belonged to a gym before or you're an existing gym member looking to try a new facility, we encourage you to come check out our Fort Wayne clubs, meet our friendly staff, get a tour, and see what the Judgement Free Zone® is all about. We're confident our encouraging and hassle-free environment will be a welcome addition to the community."

The PF Black Card® membership is available at this new location for a limited time at the Exclusive Founder's rate: $1 down and then just $19.99 a month. The standard PF Black Card® membership is $21.99 a month, so signing up now through February 25th will lock in the $19.99 founder's rate for the life of the membership. Additional PF Black Card® amenities include the ability to bring a guest every day at no additional charge, access to 1,600+ Planet Fitness locations in all 50 states, as well as the use of massage beds and chairs, tanning, and other benefits.*

Planet Fitness prides itself on providing a high-quality experience at an exceptional value and being home of the Judgement Free Zone®, where members experience a hassle-free, non-intimidating environment. Membership includes a variety of other benefits, including free small group fitness instruction by a certified trainer through the pe@pf® program. In addition, as a member appreciation gesture, Planet Fitness provides free pizza on the first Monday of every month, and free bagels on the second Tuesday of every month while supplies last, as a reminder that it's okay to treat yourself.

Planet Fitness also provides members with an opportunity to connect and support each other with "Planet of Triumphs," an online community that celebrates all accomplishments and inspirational stories of Planet Fitness members. The Planet of Triumphs online platform allows members to recognize their triumphs (big or small), share their stories, and encourage others, reinforcing the Company's belief that "everyone belongs." Check out real Planet Fitness member stories and accomplishments at

Additionally, Planet Fitness has extended its judgement free philosophy outside of its gyms and into communities that need it most with its national philanthropic initiative, "The Judgement Free Generation™." Together with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), the nation's leading youth development organization supporting millions of kids and teens during the critical out-of-school time, Planet Fitness aims to empower a generation of teens to grow up contributing to a more judgement free planet - a place where everyone feels accepted and like they belong.

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*PF Black Card® amenities may vary by location


About Planet Fitness
Founded in 1992 in Dover, NH, Planet Fitness is one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States by number of members and locations. As of September 30, 2018, Planet Fitness had more than 12.2 million members and 1,646 stores in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Panama and Mexico. The Company's mission is to enhance people's lives by providing a high-quality fitness experience in a welcoming, non-intimidating environment, which we call the Judgement Free Zone®. More than 95% of Planet Fitness stores are owned and operated by independent business men and women.

About Impact Fitness
Based in Brighton, Michigan, Impact Fitness owns and operates 24 Planet Fitness locations and growing in Michigan, Indiana and Canada. With a mission to "Impact Someone Today," Impact Fitness exists to serve, inspire, support and change lives, all revolving around its focus on impacting lives.